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Prodigy, from the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, launches Akashic’s new Infamous Books imprint with a story of loyalty, vengeance, and greed.

Caribbean Debuts Digit

The free Caribbean Debuts Digit features excerpts from four great debut works of fiction in our catalog: Drifting by Katia D. Ulysse, The Night of the Rambler by Montague Kobbé, The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave (Haiti), and John Crow’s Devil by Marlon James.


Elizabeth Nunez’s reissued fourth novel is a haunting, mesmerizing exploration into the often destructive price of passion.

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Michael Zadoorian — Shelby Township Library, Shelby Township, MI

4/24/19, 7:00pm

Michael Zadoorian presents Beautiful Music at the Shelby Township Library.

Laurie Loewenstein — Ohioana Book Festival, Columbus, OH

4/27/19, 10:30am

Laurie Loewenstein presents Death of a Rainmaker on a historical fiction panel at the Ohioana Book Festival, full details TBA; free and open to the public.

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